Migratory Birds of the Great Lakes University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
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Green Heron Description

This squat wading bird has a hunchbacked appearance because it usually keeps its long neck drawn in tight against its body. In flight, the Green Heron resembles a tailless crow, propelling itself along with slow, plodding wingbeats.

ML Reeb writer: Laurence Wiland design: T. Yao